March 2015 Regents Meeting Agenda

STATE BOARD OF REGENTS

DIXIE STATE UNIVERSITY, ST. GEORGE, UTAH

JEFFREY R. HOLLAND CENTENNIAL COMMONS (HCC) – FIFTH FLOOR &

GARDNER STUDENT CENTER (GARDNER)

FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 2015

 AGENDA

8:00 – 9:20 am  BREAKFAST MEETING – STATE BOARD OF REGENTS, DIXIE STATE UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES, PRESIDENT WILLIAMS, COMMISSIONER BUHLER
Location: HCC  Zion Room

9:30 – 11:00 AM   INFORMAL DISCUSSION (Presidents & Regents)
Location: HCC Zion Room 

10:30 – 11:00 AM  Refreshments
Location: Gardner Ballroom

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM MEETINGS OF BOARD COMMITTEES

ACADEMIC AND STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

Regent Robert W. Prince, Chair

Location: Gardner Conference Room B

ACTION:

  1. Dixie State University – Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Dance   TAB A
  2. Dixie State University – Bachelor of Individualized Studies  TAB B
  3. Utah Valley University – Bachelor of Science Degrees in: 1) Animation and Game Development; 2) DigitalAudio; 3) Digital Cinema; and 4) Web Design and Development with Emphases in Web and App Development, and Interaction and Design    TAB C
  4. Utah Valley University – Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship and Discontinuation of Emphasis in Entrepreneurship within the Bachelor of Science in Business Management   TAB D
  5. Utah Valley University – Bachelor of Science in Information Management   TAB E
  6. Utah Valley University – Bachelor of Science in Mechatronics Engineering Technology   TAB F
  7. New Century and Regents’ Scholarship Award Amounts for 2015-16     TAB G

CONSENT:

Please see the General Consent Calendar at TAB II.

INFORMATION:

  1. Institutional Completion Update: Dixie State University   TAB H
  2. Southern Utah University – First Year Report on Associate of Applied Science in Professional Pilot with Emphases in Rotor-Wing and Fixed-Wing Aircraft  TAB I
  3. Utah Cluster Acceleration Partnership Report  TAB J
  4. HB 198 Strengthening College and Career Counseling   TAB K

FINANCE/FACILITIES COMMITTEE

Regent Robert S. Marquardt, Chair

Location: Gardner Cottam Room

ACTION:

  1. Dixie State University – Campus Master Plan Update Approval  TAB L
  2. Dixie State University – Sale of Property   TAB M
  3. Utah State University – Mixed-use Development Ground Lease   TAB N
  4. Utah State University – Series 2015 Research Revenue Refunding Bonds   TAB O
  5. University of Utah – Rice Eccles Stadium Expansion and Renovation  TAB P
  6. University of Utah – Series 2015 Certificates of Participation Refunding  TAB Q
  7. Weber State University – Acquisition of Property at 26th Street and Monroe Blvd.  TAB R
  8. Salt Lake Community College – Request for Approval to Create the Position of General Counsel  TAB S
  9. UHEAA – Authorizing Resolution: Student Loan Backed Notes  TAB  T
  10. Revision of Policy R588, Delegation of Debt Policy to Boards of Trustees, and the USHE Debt Ratio Analysis TAB U
  11. Revision of Policy R831, Minimum Requirements for Non-Faculty Staff Employment Grievances  TAB V
  12. Revision of Policy R843, Guideline for Reduction in Force Policy   TAB W
  13. Elimination of Policy R845, Guidelines for Payment in Lieu of Notice Policy  TAB X
  14. Revision of Policy R847, Criminal Background Checks  TAB Y

CONSENT:

Please see the General Consent Calendar at TAB II.

INFORMATION:

  1. University of Utah – Series 2015B General Revenue and Refunding Bond  TAB Z
  2. Weber State University – Series 2015 Student Facilities System Revenue Refunding Bonds  TAB AA
  3. USHE – Spring 2015 Third-Week Enrollment Report   TAB BB
  4. USHE – Fall 2014 End-of-Term Enrollment Report   TAB CC
  5. USHE – Annual Money Management Report for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2014  TAB DD
  6. USHE – Capital Facilities Update for 2015-16   TAB EE
  7. USHE – Tuition Increases for 2015-16 (1st- and 2nd- tier)  TAB FF
  8. USHE – Fee Increases for 2015-16   TAB GG
  9. 2015 Legislative Session Report and Budget Update   TAB HH

 

12:30 – 1:15 PM  LUNCH
Location: Gardner Center Ballroom 

1:15 – 1:45 PM    State of the university – President WILLIAMS
 Location: HCC Zion Room

1:45 – 3:00 PM    COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
Location: HCC Zion Room

  1. Oath of Office – Jefferson Moss
  2. 2015 Legislative Session Report and Budget Update   TAB HH*
  3. USHE – Tuition Increase for 2015-16 (1st- and 2nd- tier)  TAB FF*
  4. USHE – Fee Increases for 2015-16    TAB GG*
  5. General Consent Calendar  TAB II
  6. Reports of Board Committees

3:00 – 4:00 PM   EXECUTIVE SESSION (IF NEEDED)
Location: HCC 535

*Tabs FF, GG, and HH will be discussed in the Committee of the Whole and are also information items in the Finance/Facilities Committee.

 

Projected times for the various meetings are estimates only.  The Board Chair retains the right to take action at any time. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, individuals needing special accommodations (including auxiliary communicative aids and services) during this meeting should notify ADA Coordinator, 60 South 400 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84180 (801-321-7124), at least three working days prior to the meeting.  TDD # 801-321-7130.